Stealth(stlth), n. [OE. stale. See Steal, v. t.] 1. The act of stealing; theft. [Obs.]
The owner proveth the stealth to have been committed upon him by such an outlaw.Spenser.
2. The thing stolen; stolen property.
[Obs.] "Sluttish dens . . . serving to cover stealths."
Sir W. Raleigh.
3. The bringing to pass anything in a secret or concealed manner; a secret procedure; a clandestine practice or action; -- in either a good or a bad sense.
Do good by stealth, and blush to find it fame.Pope.
The monarch, blinded with desire of wealth,Dryden.
With steel invades the brother's life by stealth.
I told him of your stealth unto this wood.Shak.
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